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Poster: Daddy D Date: Mar 5, 2013 6:47pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is a Grateful Dead show please shut the ---- up!

There's little that pisses me off more than morons yapping to one another at shows, and often it seems that I'm a moron-magnet--wherever I am, that's where the morons decide to meet & have a talk-fest. Drives me nucking futs... But (as Stratocaster correctly pointed out) Bobby wasn't doing himself any favors there with that version....not trying to come off as overly harsh or disrespectful, but that was almost un-listenable.

If you want to hear a great cover of Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A Gonna' Fall", as well as what a respectful crowd sounds like (or rather, "what a respectful crowd doesn't sound like") check out this version:

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Poster: Reade Date: Mar 6, 2013 7:36am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: This is a Grateful Dead show please shut the ---- up!

I couldn't agree more DD (and Strat). While there's no defense for that crowd, that performance sucked. I'm no guitarist or even musician but I kept wondering if I was supposed to be hearing all that (what Strat called) chord whisking. Geez.
I've been thinking for awhile that the whole aging / missing Jerry thing has taken a toll on him that isn't necessarily observable in the others.

I felt bad for that violin player. Not only was he left standing there in the lurch as Bob ran for cover, but he got dragged into that situation in the first place! What a match of material to venue. Weir acted like he was at Avery Fisher Hall or some place like that. Those Marin County hipsters were drinking and wanted to bounce. Not a time to be whispering into the mic with some bad guitar playing and "delicate" material.